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The Vinton Country Club will be hosting a 4 Person Best Shot 18 Hole Tournament on Labor Day Weekend. Beginning anytime on Saturday, September 5th and running through Monday the 7th at 5:00 p.m. Optional Mulligans are available for purchase at $2.00 per person. Cart Rentals cost $25There will also be hot food available which will include grilled sandwiches, chips and fried foods and more!If you would like more information, call 319-472-4052 or visit our website at www.

Berry Jr. Tops Stellar Field of IMCA Modifieds In Dirt Knights Special

By Benton County Speedway · August 31st, 2020
The 2020 racing season came to an end on Sunday night as the Benton County Speedway, “The Bullring” hosted the final stop of the season on the Dirt Knights IMCA Modified Tour. 27 drivers took the initial green flag with the feature field set by a redraw of the heat race qualifiers. The first two rows included BCS multi time track Champion, Troy Cordes, National Point leader Tom Berry Jr.

Tom Berry saw his Benton County Speedway success continue Sunday night with the $1,000 IMCA Modified Speed Shift TV Dirt Knights Tour feature win. (Photo by Jim Wittke)After taking the checkers, Tom Berry took time to appreciate his latest accomplishment at Benton County Speedway: Winning the Sunday night Speed Shift TV Dirt Knights tour feature.

Girls Swim Meet Aug 27

By VSU Swim Team · August 28th, 2020
VSU swam their second dual meet last night against Waterloo. The girls had solid times, some again improving their best times from last year.At the beginning of each season, each swimmer writes down their goals and how they intend to work to achieve those specific goals. Several girls have already reached their goals - and not because they weren't challenging enough, but because they've worked incredibly hard to get there.

Girls Swim Meet Aug 24 - Home

By VSU Swim Team · August 27th, 2020
The first girls swim meet went very well - VSU won the meet over Williamsburg 106-64. The first meet is always interesting as the squad is generally untested and is primarily working on building endurance and honing technique. But the times these girls posted tonight show they've been working hard and have set the bar pretty high already.

Another chapter in IMCA Modified history will be written on Sunday, when the Speed Shift TV Dirt Knights Tour comes to Benton County Speedway. The 100th event in tour history will be held at Vinton, the track where the IMCA Modified division first raced more than 40 years ago. Winner of three of the first six Dirt Knights events this season, Ethan Braaksma is poised to become the 11th different champion in as many years the tour has been held.

Football Shirts Available to order

By Valerie Close, Editor · August 25th, 2020
It's Football season again or should I say FINALLY! Football shirts for the new season are now available. If you would like to order the new Vinton-Shellsburg Football apparel, click here to see the order form!

Chandler Scores Emotional Win as BCS Holds Season Championships

By Benton County Speedway · August 25th, 2020
The Benton County Speedway “the Bullring” hosted the 2020 Season Championship races on Sunday night in front of a very enthusiastic race crowd.The racing family rallied around one of its own on Sunday night, with the devastating news coming early last week that long time BCS racer, Nate Chandler has been diagnosed with a very rare incurable stage 4 cancer.

Sunday, August 23rd Season Championships at Benton County Speedway 6 pm

By Benton County Speedway · August 21st, 2020
Benton County Speedway Sunday, August 16 Feature Results (top 5)Kiss Country IMCA Modifieds48K Kolin Hibdon-Pahrump, NV11X Tom Berry Jr.-Des Moines26J Joel Rust -Grundy Center71C Troy Cordes-Dunkerton71X Ryan Maitland-WaterlooAlbert Auto Stock Cars99 Dallon Murty-Chelsea14C Leah Wroten-Independence05 John Oliver Jr.

Kruetners benefit from the Team Sprit of the V-S Girls Basketball Team

By Valerie Close, Editor · August 18th, 2020
For many, last week's storm found cleanup something of a task in need of many hands. Sophia Kreutner an upcoming Sophmore at Vinton-Shellsburg, shared images of her family's residence following the storm. As part of the girl's basketball team, some of the players of the team got together on Monday evening to make a plan to help the Brian and Jen Kreutner family.

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